Lot 44 of 312:
Gibbon's Roman Empire 8 vols. finely bound  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Author:
Gibbon, Edward
Place:
London
Publisher:
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans
Date:
1848
Description:

8 volumes. With frontispiece portrait, 3 folding maps. (8vo) 21x13 cm (8½x5"), period half purple calf and marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine compartments, morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, marbled edges. New Edition.

Handsome set of Gibbon's classic study.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing and light wear to boards, occasional minor corner bumps; a few hinges starting, maps with foxing, occasional closed tear to edges or folds; interiors sound with a few instances of pencil underlining; very good.
 
Item number:
302784
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